KBT (s) ⇌ K+ (aq) + BT- (aq)
x = molar solubility = 0.01949 M
Cream of tartar, a common ingredient in cooking, is the common name for potassium bitartrate (abbreviated KBT, molar mass = 188.2 g/mol). Historically, KBT was a crystalline solid that formed on the casks of wine barrels during the fermentation process. Calculate the maximum mass of KBT that can dissolve in 250.0 mL of solution to make a saturated solution. The Ksp value for KBT is 3.8 X 10-4.
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